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Sir Richard Stone Annual Lecture 2010-2011

“The Shape of the World: Measuring Global Development

Professor Angus Deaton presented the third of the CReMic Sir Richard Stone Annual Lectures at the Bateman Auditorium Gonville and Caius College Thursday 11 November 2010.

Angus DeatonAngus is Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department at Princeton University. His main current research areas are in health, in economic development, and in the analysis of household behaviour, especially at the microeconomic level, focussing currently on the determinants of health in rich and poor countries, as well as on the measurement of poverty in India and around the world.

Angus was President of the American Economic Association in 2009. He was the first recipient of the Frisch Medal awarded by the Econometric Society and is a corresponding Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Econometric Society. Angus has presented numerous public lectures including the Fisher-Schultz Lecture at the 1989 Econometric Society European Meetings, the Jacob Marshak Lecture at the 1994 Econometric Society Latin American Meetings, the 1993 Marshall Lectures at Cambridge University, the 2005 Terence Gorman Memorial Lectures at UCL and the 2007 Keynes Lecture at the British Academy. He has filled various editorial roles including those of Editor and Co-Editor of Econometrica and Co-Editor of the Econometric Society Monograph series. He has published numerous articles in leading international journals including Econometrica, American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies and Journal of Political Econom.

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